Thursday // Backbeat presents Char B, The Gallimaufry Mike Deniran invites Char B and her band to his weekly Galli residency, Backbeat – where a shifting lineup of special guests join the house band for super special, intimate re-imaginings of original material and covers. Char B will be performing soul, R&B and a few old school gems …

Experimental rock group The Flaming Lips bring their new Warner Bros. album Oczy Mlody to Colston Hall. The three-time Grammy-Award winners – led by the excessively eccentric Wayne Coyne – are known for giving the performance of a lifetime, so this is definitely one to witness if you can. 13 August // 7.30pm – 10pm // …